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Antimatter matters

Matter dominates antimatter, at least in our corner of the Universe. Part of the explanation could be an imbalance between the two at the level of fundamental interactions, encapsulated in the phenomenon of CP violation.

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Figure 1: CPT transformations.
Figure 2: Particles and the standard model.
Figure 3: The Kobayashi–Maskawa matrix and the unitarity triangle.
Figure 4: The BaBar detector.



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Ellis, J. Antimatter matters. Nature 424, 631–634 (2003).

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